UK time is: 05:07:21
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

The Genius of the BBC - Part 87

Bolton go into Saturday`s game against West Brom with a couple of players injured. One of them is Matt Taylor. The BBC`s website preview reports correctly that the former Portsmouth midfielder has a broken toe.

So it`s a bit of a surprise, when this nugget of information appears, further down the page in the key player notes section.

If he scores:-
Matthew TAYLOR will take his club career total to 50 (Luton, Portsmouth and Bolton).


Not that this cock-up is much of a shock. Not long ago the Beeb was reporting that Bolton had a player called Ian Nolan. He must have been related to that Kevin chap, who was writing a column for them at the time.




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!




Win £1,000,000 every week with Man of the Match®

Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

The Journalist

Writer: Richard McCormick Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Friday August 29 2008

Time: 1:17PM

Your Comments

We all love the BBC for different reasons, mine being MOTD. We also hate the BBC for different reasons, mine being Mark Lawrenson (he hates M'Boro)
TheSlaven
BBC had George McCartney down for a 200th West Ham appearance against Blackburn, obviously meaning Sunderland aswell. He's only played 50-odd times for us.
HenryW15
To be fair, they always put the bits at the bottom about key players regardless as to what they've said at the top. When Gary Neville was out injured for like years, they always had him as making his something or other start for United if he played. I guess they're just letting everyone know what will happen in the next game they play.
Man utd champions
Er yes, but that's just laziness. I realise that the BBC don't have the resources of Sky et al, but it can't be difficult to avoid such obvious mistakes.
FrankieW
Fancy calling him Ian! Everyone knows Colleen Nolan is one of your better players! Tsk!
oliverblue
I've always thought that Bernadette was better, especially at set pieces.
Snout
 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Bolton Wanderers Articles

BWFC: Back To The Future (Tuesday November 25 2014)

BWFC: Defenders (Tuesday November 25 2014)

BWFC Literature (Monday November 24 2014)

Stats: Blackpool v Bolton (Sunday November 23 2014)

BWFC: Weak At The Knees (Saturday November 22 2014)

Beckford Shipped Away (Thursday November 20 2014)

The Wanderers Project: Part 2 (Tuesday November 18 2014)

The Wanderers Project: Part 1 (Monday November 17 2014)

BWFC: On Neil Lennon (Sunday November 16 2014)

BWFC: Threw It All Away (Sunday November 16 2014)

Archived Bolton Wanderers Articles

List All Vital Bolton Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

Vital Members League (view all)

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Bolton 1 - 2 Bournemouth
Bolton 0 - 0 Sheff Wed
Bolton 0 - 2 Derby County
Bolton 3 - 0 Cardiff
Bolton 3 - 1 Wigan
Bolton 1 - 2 Middlesbrough

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
18. Millwall 18 4 7 7 -5 19
19. Birmingham 18 4 7 7 -14 19
20. Brighton 18 3 9 6 -3 18
21. Rotherham 18 4 6 8 -10 18
22. Wigan 18 3 8 7 -4 17
23. Bolton 17 5 2 10 -7 17
24. Blackpool 17 1 4 12 -18 7

Breaking League News

Cala Hits Out
» Cardiff : 25/11/2014 21:12:00
Mackay's Honorary Status Revoked
» Cardiff : 25/11/2014 21:06:00
Bent Set For Albion Loan
» Brighton : 25/11/2014 20:41:00
March Pencilled In For Albion Return
» Brighton : 25/11/2014 20:38:00
Walton Backed To Shine
» Brighton : 25/11/2014 20:34:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Will Chris Eagles be a success at Blackpool?
Suggested By:  
Yes 58%
No 9%
Don't care- nothing to do with us 33%